An apple for today…for National Apple Betty Day!
Incorporated with bread or cracker crumbs, butter, sugar and spices, Apple Betty can’t help but make you smile!
How to Bake Apple Betty:
It’s possible for most fruits to be utilized to make a “Betty” dessert, although since apples are quite firm, “Apple Betty” seems to hold this fruit more recognizably after baking.
Type: Dessert Recipe
Serve with: ice cream or custard
Prep Time: 10 – 12 min
Bake Time: 50 – 55 min
- 4 large apples
- 1 1/4 cups bread crumbs – or cracker crumbs
- 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
- 3/4 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp ground cloves
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- 1/4 tsp allspice
- 6 tsp fresh lemon juice
- Preheat oven to 355 degrees F.
- Have a 9″ x 9″ unbuttered pan ready.
- Peel, core and slice 4 large apples.
- Combine dry bread crumbs & melted butter in a bowl.
- In a separate bowl, mix together brown sugar, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg & allspice.
- In a separate small bowl, squeeze fresh lemon juice.
- In bottom of a 9 x 9 inch pan, spread out 1/4 of bread crumb mixture. Then, arrange half of the apples, and top with half of the sugar mixture, and pour 4 tbsp lemon juice over top.
- Continue layering remaining ingredients until everything is used up – about 3 layers.
- Cover with tin foil and bake until apples are soft – about 45 min. * Tip: Check at 30 min to be sure apples aren’t mushy.
- Increase heat of oven to 375 degrees F. Remove foil and bake until brown.
Delicious served with ice cream or custard!
National Apple Betty Day should be a sweet one. Hopefully, it will keep the doctor away too.
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